Paddling - Flatwater

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Paddle the Upper Charles River to Rocky Narrows

Saturday, June 12, 2021 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Join us for an easy paddle on the upper Charles River through Natick, Dover, & Sherborn to Rocky Narrows, about 10 miles RT. Much of this stretch is undeveloped, such as Audubon's Broadmoor sanctuary and Peters Reservation. Heron and beaver are often spotted in this section.
Canoes and rec boats are welcome on this trip and expect an easy pace. You must wear a PFD and be capable of maneuvering your boat around obstacles.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Flatwater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff has led sea kayak and ski trips for AMC for many years. His favorite summer activity is camping on Maine islands.

Coleader: 
Bill Swanton

Bill Swanton is a four season leader with Boston Chapter Forty Plus Committee and also the chairman of the committee. For a change of pace from the 4000 footers, he often leads trips from the 52 With a View list. In the warmer weather he also lead2 flat water paddling trips.

Squam Lake Kayak

Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:00 AM

Kayaking on bucolic Squam Lake just before the fall season. Squam is a gorgeous lake perfect for a fantastic day paddle. Intermediate kayaking skills required for distance and pace. Good opportunity to practice navigation skills as Squam has many islands and coves. 14 foot kayaks or longer, PFD, and basic rescue skills required..

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net

Dennis Blejer is a Boston Chapter AMC Leader with ACA certifications in Sea Kayak Trip Leadership and Open Water Skills.

Al Daggett alex.daggett065@gmail.com

Al Daggett is a Boston Chapter AMC Leader and an ACA certified Coastal Kayaking Instructor.

Registrar: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net

After Work Kayak on the Charles River

Monday, August 5, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Join the leaders after work for a relaxing kayak on the water exploring nature along the Charles river. Views of Boston with Cormorants, Great Blue herons, Egrets, and even bald Eagles have been spotted along the river. We will meet at Paddle Boston in Kendall Square. Participants must be comfortable on the water. Experienced kayakers only please.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Flatwater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Susan Rosa susanrosa33@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Julie LePage julielepage@gmail.com

After Work Kayaking on the Charles River

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the leaders after work for a relaxing kayak exploring nature along the Charles river. Cormorants, Great Blue herons, Egrets, and even bald Eagles have been spotted along the river. We will meet at Paddle Boston in Waltham, a short walk from the Waltham commuter rail stop as well as several MBTA bus stops. Metered parking is available on nearby streets and parking lots. Must be comfortable on the water. Experienced kayakers only please.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Flatwater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Susan Rosa susanrosa33@gmail.com
Carla Palmer cpotswims@gmail.com

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.

Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.

Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.

Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.

Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.

Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

Pond Social for Paddlers

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come to our Wednesday evening (4 pm - dark, June 5 - Aug 28) pond socials! These are informal get-togethers at a pond in Concord (near Walden Pond) to practice paddling skills, roll whitewater kayaks and play around.

Everyone is welcome to join us with their own boat! We have WW kayak rentals for $10. You must be able to transport the kayak from the boathouse to the pond and back (approx. 5 miles).

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Melanie Rausch

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